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Lake Atitlán, “the most beautiful lake in the world”

Posted by on February 22nd, 2011 in Central America, Guatemala, Lake Atitlán, Photos | Comments Off on Lake Atitlán, “the most beautiful lake in the world”

The night was getting darker as the boat sped along the lake, the moon wasn’t quite up yet. Only visible lights were coming from the villages around the lake, you could barely see the shores. Best you could do was to hope that the captain knew what he was doing. [Not a valid template] We had heard that it would be best to get a boat early, as the lake would get more choppier during the day and the evening. Well, good advice, but doesn’t really help when you arrive around 5pm or so. Some twelve hours earlier I had boarded a bus in San Cristobal by myself. That was the second time on this trip that I’ve gotten on a bus by myself. Before we had arrived to our destination of Panajachel in Guatemala, I had found a...

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